Town meeting June 20

Warren fills municipal positions, approves school budget

By Beth A. Birmingham | Jun 16, 2017
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Warren — At the polls June 13, Warren residents took care of elections and other municipal business prior to their annual town meeting June 20.

Wayne Luce, an incumbent, and Roger Peabody were elected to fill two expiring Board of Selectmen seats for three-year terms. Peabody fills the seat left vacant by William Lufkin, who did not seek reelection.

Elected to the Regional School Unit 40 Board of Directors were incumbent Dennis Wooster, for a three-year term, and Curt Andrick, who will fill the remaining term of a seat that expires in 2019.

Incumbents John Cooke, Mark Anderson and Robert Graham were also elected to fill the three, three-year terms on the Warren Sanitary District.

Warren residents passed the RSU 40 budget by a vote of 109 to 75 and the continuation of the budget validation referendum process for an additional three years, 142 to 41.

The special statewide referendum ballot narrowly passed in Warren by a vote of 96 in favor to 87 opposed.

Residents will vote on the proposed $1,090,784 municipal budget and 35 warrant articles at the annual town meeting Tuesday, June 20, at 7 p.m. at the Warren Community School.

Courier Publications reporter Beth A. Birmingham can be reached at 594-4401 ext. 125 or via email at bbirmingham@villagesoup.com.

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